Published by Ballantine Books, 1997
Soft Cover. Condition: new.
Published by Ballantine Books, NY 1996, 1996
Soft cover. Condition: New. «A lyrical chronicle of one woman s wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability.» - Publishers Weekly As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller «A History of God», brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.
Published by Vintage Random House UK Feb 2011, 2011
Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware -The foundation stone of Jewish and Christian scriptures, the power of the Book of Genesis lies in its stories - Creation, the Fall, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Jacob and Joseph. These ancient tales illuminate some of our most enduring and profound problems: cowardice, the struggle with evil, the difficulty of facing past mistakes, achieving a true understanding of our innermost selves. Karen Armstrong traces the themes and meanings of these stories, examining what they can still tell us about the human quest for meaning. 192 pp. Englisch.